Trainer Roach ‘hurt’ by Pacquiao snub after split

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has split with long-time trainer Freddie Roach, the veteran ring guru confirmed on Friday. In a brief statement, Roach said his 15-year association with former world champion Pacquiao had been terminated ahead of the 39-year-old fighter’s upcoming world title fight with Lucas Matthyse. Roach said he wished Pacquiao well for ...

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Hundreds strip off for Manila’s first ever ‘Underpants Run’

Hundreds strip off for Manila’s first ever ‘Underpants Run’

Clad in underwear, loincloths, tutus or body paint, hundreds of semi-naked young people pounded the streets of Manila on Sunday in an unusual race that brought a sweaty spectacle...

It’s official: De La Hoya confirms Pacquiao-Matthysse fight in Kuala Lumpur

It’s official: De La Hoya confirms Pacquiao-Matthysse fight in Kuala Lumpur

In a tweet earlier today, former boxer and now boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya settled any doubts about the upcoming fight between Manny Pacquiao and Argentina’s Lucas...

PH qualifies for AFC Asian Cup for the first time

PH qualifies for AFC Asian Cup for the first time

Filipinos are currently celebrating the victory of their men’s national football team after the country qualified yesterday for the AFC Asian Cup for the first time, ever....

Manny Pacquiao to fight Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur on June 24

Manny Pacquiao to fight Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur on June 24

The Philippines’ “People’s Champ” is headed for Malaysia. Yesterday, boxer (and senator) Manny Pacquiao’s camp announced that he will be fighting...

Filipino skate pioneer in ‘miracle’ Olympic bid after late call-up

Filipino skate pioneer in ‘miracle’ Olympic bid after late call-up

Filipino skating pioneer Michael Christian Martinez took to the Olympic ice on Friday — barely three weeks after coming out of retirement. The 21-year-old, who at Sochi 2014...

Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez to compete in 2018 Winter Olympics

Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez to compete in 2018 Winter Olympics

Another Filipino is headed for Pyeongchang 2018. This morning, Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez announced that he will be competing in the Winter Olympics to be...

PH’s only delegate is raising funds for the 2018 Winter Olympics

PH’s only delegate is raising funds for the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics is less than a month away but the Philippines’ only delegate still needs support funding his road to Pyeongchang, South Korea. Earlier this month,...

Philippine Basketball Association commissioner resigns ahead of new season

Philippine Basketball Association commissioner resigns ahead of new season

Following one of the most tumultuous off-seasons in the history of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), embattled commissioner Chito Narvasa has resigned from his post....

PH to host FIBA World Cup in 2023 with Japan and Indonesia

PH to host FIBA World Cup in 2023 with Japan and Indonesia

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup is coming to the Philippines in 2023. The association announced on Saturday that the country, in a joint bid with Japan...


 

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